The Face of Diabeties in Robeson County

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Dr. Frankie Denise Powell, Associate Professor (Creator)
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP )
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Abstract: Diabetes affects millions around the world. Here in Robeson County 13.3% of the population has diabetes. This rate is four times higher than the rate of North Carolina as a whole, and five times higher than the national average. Yet few residents use diabetes specialists; most use primary care doctors.

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Language: English
Date: 2016
Diabetes, Weight, Depression, Mortality Rates, Physical Activities, North Carolina, Robeson County, Native Americans, Lumbee Indians, African Americans, CAM (Complementary Alternative Medicines)

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